20 episodes

A Mediator's Observations on Dealing More Effectively with Disputes and Difficult Situations

John Sturrock: Better Conversations, Better Outcomes John Sturrock

    • Education

A Mediator's Observations on Dealing More Effectively with Disputes and Difficult Situations

    Commitment to Respectful Dialogue

    Commitment to Respectful Dialogue

    This podcast discusses the eight principles in the Commitment to Respectful Dialogue, summarising many of the topics discussed in this podcast series. Consider how you might apply this to a difficult situation you are experiencing or which is known to you. 

    Transcript available at http://www.core-solutions.com/podcasts/ .

    • 6 min
    BATNAS and WATNAS

    BATNAS and WATNAS

    Finding objective ways to benchmark whether or not to accept an agreed outcome in your negotiations is critical. BATNAS and WATNAS are a great tool, derived from the Getting to Yes approach. You need to ask: "what will happen if...?" This podcast explores these themes.

    • 8 min
    The Power of a Positive No

    The Power of a Positive No

    Sometimes we need to say No to others. But it can be hard. How do we establish and hold on to what is really important to us, assert those things positively - and still maintain and build relationships, while finding acceptable outcomes for all concerned? Listen to this podcast!

    • 5 min
    The Verbal, the Vocal and the Visual

    The Verbal, the Vocal and the Visual

    What we say (the words we use), how we say it (the use of our voices) and what we do as we speak (what others see) all contribute to the effectiveness of our communication. In this podcast, also available on video (go to www.core-solutions.com/podcasts/), John Sturrock discusses how we can avoid the communication chasm and highlights practical steps to ensure that we get our messages across so that what others hear is what we actually mean. Contrast the audio with the video and see/hear the difference! Which works better? Why?

    • 9 min
    Reframing - a critical tool in mediation, negotiation and life

    Reframing - a critical tool in mediation, negotiation and life

    Reframing - words, ideas, proposals, reactions, responses and our view of the world - is really important. This podcast discusses reframing and other interesting ways to enhance your communications, negotiations and conversations.

    • 6 min
    Taking Stock

    Taking Stock

    Taking Stock of the first 14 podcasts and introducing our online workshop series.

    • 2 min

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